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Raid on doctor’s office after possible fetuses found in car – Was he performing illegal abortions?


WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) – 7 Action News has learned police in West Bloomfield found questionable evidence in a trunk of a car that suggests an area doctor may have been performing illegal abortions.

He has been identified as Michael Arthur Roth. Roth is under investigation, but he has not been charged.

Sources confirm 14 containers of human tissue, possibly fetuses, medical equipment and large amounts of Fentanyl, a drug used for pain and sedation, was found in a car owned by the doctor who works as an OB/GYN.

The case started two weeks ago when the doctor was driving on 14 Mile west of the new roundabout at Orchard Lake.

He hit a special needs child who was critically injured. Sources say the doctor was not under the influence and obtained a lawyer.

His car was impounded as the accident was still under investigation.

Then last week, officers executed a search warrant to obtain the “black box” data recorder from the car and while inside the trunk they found plastic containers and medical equipment.

Sources say they containers were not labeled and no medical records were in the car.

The Fentanyl was found in the console of the passenger compartment, according to sources. The containers are now in the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The doctor is a resident in West Bloomfield.


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